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Windows Admin Center Now Available for Production Use

Microsoft on Thursday renamed Project Honolulu, calling it the "Windows Admin Center," and released it for use in production environments.

SharePoint Online Previews and New Migration Tool Arriving This Month

Microsoft on Wednesday announced previews that are coming to SharePoint Online users, including a new migration tool plus perks for end users.

Microsoft Dusts Off '90s-Era File Manager for Windows 10

Microsoft has brought back the original Windows 3.0 File Manager as an open source Visual Studio solution that can run on Windows 10.

Microsoft Highlights Storage Migration Service in Latest Windows Server Preview

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new channel-release preview of Windows Server build 17639, highlighting two new features.

AMD Issues CPU Updates for Spectre Variant 2 Attacks

AMD has released microcode updates to its original equipment manufacturing partners to address Spectre variant 2 attack methods for Windows 10 systems.

Azure Active Directory Login Design Change Coming in June

Microsoft gave advance notice this month that it's planning to change the user interface for carrying out Azure Active Directory logins, yet again.

Exchange Hybrid Modern Authentication Available for Use with Android and iOS Outlook Clients

Microsoft now enables the use of Outlook e-mail client applications for Android or iOS devices with some Exchange Server products in "hybrid modern authentication" scenarios.

SharePoint Online Public News Feed Ending in June

Microsoft is planning to narrow options in June for Office 365 tenancies by effectively ending the "native" SharePoint Online public newsfeed that they may use.

Microsoft Offers Hybrid Cloud Print Setup Advice

Microsoft this week offered some practical advice on how to set up its hybrid cloud printing capability.

IT Pros Getting Combined Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Admin Center

Microsoft has created a new management portal with combined controls for both Skype for Business Online and Teams, and it gave notice to IT pros on Thursday that it is transitioning them toward this new experience.

Intel Not Planning To Issue Spectre Fixes for Some Processors

Intel this week indicated that it isn't planning to release microcode updates for some of its processors to prevent Spectre attack methods.

Microsoft Ups IoT Ante with $5 Billion Investment

Microsoft announced a $5 billion Internet of Things investment plan on Wednesday, with spending occurring "over the next four years."

Microsoft Previews New Connection Approach for Office 365 Services

Microsoft is previewing a new Web service that publishes network data endpoints that are used to connect to Office 365 services.

New Microsoft Azure Regions Open in Australia

Microsoft announced two new Azure datacenter regions in Australia this week.

Office 365 Users Getting Teams Retention Policies This Month

Microsoft announced last week that it has started enabling Microsoft Teams retention policies for Office 365 tenancies.

March Office 365 Updates Adding SharePoint and Excel Features

Microsoft this week noted March improvements and previews that are starting to arrive for Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Starting To Go Live with Azure Availability Zones

The Azure Availability Zones uptime assurance offering for hosted workloads is now ready for use by some Azure users, according to a Microsoft announcement on Friday.

Microsoft Unveils Project VAST Security Visualization Tool

Microsoft described Project VAST this week, a new tool that promises to visually surface security problems.

Windows Server Version 1803 Semiannual Channel Release Coming This Year

The next Windows Server semiannual channel release will arrive in the first half of this year, and it'll be known as "Windows Server version 1803," Microsoft announced Thursday.

Microsoft Reorg: Myerson Exits, Guthrie To Lead New AI Group

Microsoft on Thursday announced a major reorganization that has significant implications for its Windows business.

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